Vacancy Announcement

Literacy & Numeracy Facilitator

Program: Rohingya Refugee Program
Contract duration: 6 months. The position is subject to funding
Position Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Purpose of the Job:
With the support of the team leader, the literacy & numeracy Facilitator will plan and conduct lessons for adolescent girls and women in Burmese and English in the Women and Girls Save Space as well as through a mobile approach.

Planning and implementation 

  • Assist the team leader with the day-to-day operation.
  • Prepare lessons plan and conduct regular assessments on students learning.
  • Facilitate and lead literacy and numeracy classes for women and girls in the safe space/mobile.
  • Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with the WGSS rules, guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
  • Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere in the WGSS.
  • Provide WGSS attendees with information regarding the available services at the WGSS and in the camps.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities.
  • Track and report on supply utilisation at the WGSS.
  • Ensure that the WGSS is kept clean and in an orderly manner.

Professional skills and qualifications needed in the position

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (teacher training, language studies, psychology, sociology, etc.)
  • 1 year relevant working experience; preferable in teaching/training.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
  • Have a good understanding of situation of Rohingya population and issues female population faces.
  • Knowledge of the national curriculum is considered an advantage.
  • Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
  • Good team work skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Fluency in Rohingya language is required. English language skills are an advantage.
  • Persons with a background in teaching (basic literacy & numeracy, languages) or similar are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please use this link:

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interviews will be on a running basis. Only online applications consisting of as a minimum a CV and a cover letter will be considered.

Closing date for applications will be 21 May 2018. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. DCA reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline.

The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption. DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit. Willingness to be flexible is essential. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA. 

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